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Tyler Arnold focuses his practice on all matters relevant to the maritime industry, representing towing companies, shippers, and P&I clubs. His litigation experience includes representation of vessel owners in Jones Act and maintenance and cure actions, P&I investigations in response to onboard incidents, interaction with the U.S. Coast Guard during environmental incident investigations, and enforcement of maritime liens through Rule B attachments and Rule C arrests. He has also drafted time charters, tendering services agreements, and maritime employment contracts.

Tyler was named one of Washington’s Rising Stars” in Super Lawyers Magazine for 2016.  He has also co-authored an article in the Maritime Law Review published by the Japan Shipping Exchange, Inc. on maritime arrest and attachment. During law school, he worked as a research assistant to Professor Steve Calandrillo, assisting with an article examining Supreme Court jurisprudence on punitive damages from a law and economics perspective, Penalizing Punitive Damages: Why the Supreme Court Needs a Lesson in Law and Economics, 78 Geo. Wash. L. Rev. 774 (2010).

Professional Activities

  • Associate Member, The Maritime Law Association of the United States, 2011 - present 



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  • Washington, 2010
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington, 2010
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 2011


University of Washington School of Law, J.D., with honors, 2010

  • Order of the Coif
  • Executive Notes & Comments Editor, Washington Law Review

University of Washington, B.S., Cell and Molecular Biology, 2004

Honors | Recognitions

  • Named by peers as one of Washington's "Rising Stars" in Super Lawyers Magazine, 2017 
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